Robert A. Falanga, Esq. is the founding partner at the Law Offices of Falanga & Chalker. He has tried hundreds of jury trials all over the state of Georgia, and he has also tried personal injury cases in Florida. With more than 40 years of experience in civil personal injury trials and claims, he is a savvy seasoned trial lawyer who has won many high profile personal injury cases recovering millions of dollars for his wrongfully injured clients.
Attorney Falanga graduated from the State University of New York in Albany in 1972 and then attended the accredited John Marshall Law School, where he earned his LLB degree and graduated cum laude in his graduating class. He became a member of the Georgia State Bar Association and started the law firm in 1976 as an Atlanta-based trial attorney.
Attorney Falanga is a recognized leader in the field of personal injury litigation and has been called upon by the media to give his expert opinions on many issues and cases of interest to the public. As a prolific author, Attorney Falanga has written a law book entitled “Laying Foundations and Making Objections in Georgia,” which was published by the Harrison Company, and he has written numerous legal articles that were published throughout the United States in professional journals.
Additionally, Attorney Falanga has lectured and spoken extensively on both the state and national lecture circuits regarding his opinions and expertise in the field of personal injury and wrongful death litigation. His expertise has also been featured by the news media through radio and television interviews, and in newspapers and magazines, both on a state and national level, including The Wall Street Journal and Money magazine.
Attorney Falanga has been very active in many organizations associated with the practice of personal injury law. He has previously served in some of these organizations as an officer. He has been a Georgia State Delegate to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and served as a past vice-president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Attorney Falanga's competitive attitude has extended beyond the courtroom with success in his earlier years as a professional race car driver. His talents also have moved to large and small screens, having appeared in numerous television commercials and a major motion picture.
· John Marshall Law School, 1976
o Cum Laude
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
All jurisdictions, both state and federal, in Georgia, as well as the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
· Georgia State Bar Association
· Georgia Trial Lawyers Association